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Candidates as space rockets

THE North Korean rocket that broke into pieces less than two minutes into its flight put me in mind of Rick Perry's presidential campaign. Newt Gingrich's reminds me of one of those NASA probes that heads off for the outer edges of the solar system and is never heard from again, apart from the faint occasional peep of an indecipherable radio signal. I suppose Mitt Romney's has to be the Saturn 5.
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